Accessible Wayfinding Systems in the Built Environment will Start a New Era of Accessibility

Accessible Wayfinding Systems in the Built Environment will Start a New Era of Accessibility

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Live Broadcast Date:  February 10, 2021
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Eastern (UTC - 5 hours)
Speaker(s): Idan Meir, Co-Founder, CEO, RightHear
Target Audience: O&M, Accessibility Consultants, Accessibility Specialists
Skill Level: Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced 

Overview: 

Accessible wayfinding systems will become ubiquitous in public spaces by 2025. Different technologies and policies are now being developed to prepare for the next exciting era of accessibility in the built environment. In this webinar, we'll walk through the opportunities, challenges, and other aspects of the new future of accessibility for people with orientation challenges, including the blind and visually impaired. We'll also discuss the duties, cost, and operational efforts required towards this future as well as sharing real case-studies from around the world in this field.

Objectives:

  • Participants will learn about the opportunities in the field of audible way-finding
  • Participants will understand the challenges in the field of audible way-finding
  • Participants will become familiar with different technologies that currently exist
  • Participants will learn how to raise awareness to the next revolution in accessibility in the built environment

Speaker Bio(s):

Headshot of Idan Meir
Idan Meir is the Co-founder and CEO of RightHear, an innovative startup that turns public spaces into accessible environments for people with spatial orientation challenges, including the blind and visually impaired. Previously to RightHear, Idan founded Hubanana which is one of Israel's leading tech hubs for startups and entrepreneurs. Idan holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology and Business from the Open University of Israel.

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